Selected Proceedings from the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Travaux choisis de la Société canadienne d'étude du dix-huitième siècle

Volume 39, 2020 Guest-edited by Christina Ionescu and Christina Smylitopoulos

Table of contents (12 articles)

  1. Introduction: Wonder in the Eighteenth Century / Introduction : l’émerveillement au dix-huitième siècle
  2. On Being Difficult: The Pursuit of Wonder
  3. Soaring Imaginations: The First Montgolfier Ballooning Spectacle at Versailles in Word and Image
  4. “Our Modern Priapus”: Thauma and the Isernian Simulacra
  5. Eighteenth-Century Magazine Illustration and Copper Plates Coloured from Nature
  6. From Moated Castle to Modern Parlour: Anna Letitia Barbauld’s Theorization of Wonder, Women, and the Novel
  7. Music, Fable, and Fantasy: Thomas D’Urfey’s Wonders in the Sun and the Eighteenth-Century Political Animal
  8. “Every Shrub Seemed Pregnant with Her Charms”: A Woman, Her Wonder, and the Ohio Country in Gilbert Imlay’s The Emigrants
  9. No Master of Himself: Pope and the Response of Wonder
  10. Wonder, Politics, and the Founding of Civilizations in Gravina’s Della Ragione Poetica and Vico’s Scienza Nuova
  11. Travel as Education: Gulliver the Traveller and the Potential Corruptions of Seeking Betterment Abroad
  12. Banished Bodies and Spectral Identities: The Aging Actress in William Hazlitt’s Retirement Essays

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